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Day 78 – Milo cubism

24 Dec

Ok, these aren’t really christmas eve sort of chocolates*, but they’re definitely interesting so they’ll take this spot!

A childhood favourite of a Ghanaian friend, she kindly shared her Nestle’s energy Milo cubes, measuring 0.8cm3 in size! I’m not sure how many you actually have to have to get a quantifiable amount of energy, but it must be quite a few ha

They are super compact and tight and you have to suck on them for a while or bite into them pretty hard. They make me think of mini oxo cubes, but you definitely don’t want to be sucking on one of them blergh. Tasty little things, it’s more the novelty of the size that gets you as they are quite fiddly and when you want to have some ‘energy’ you’ll need to get it a lot faster than popping a few of these!

Rating: 4/5 the fun factor puts it up there

*Apologies, they actually don’t have chocolate in them:( but they’re too cute not to post.

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Posted by on December 24, 2010 in Uncategorized

 

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5 responses to “Day 78 – Milo cubism

  1. Yol

    February 29, 2012 at 9:21 am

    Thanks for your posting! Would you by any chance know where I can buy these?

     
    • satsumae

      February 29, 2012 at 1:37 pm

      Hi there, these were from Ghana. I’m not sure where else you can get them, as I hadn’t seen them before.

       
  2. GHANA

    September 13, 2013 at 10:41 pm

    FYI These are made of real cocoa. It’s real chocolate minus excessive sugar. One cube has 11 calories.

     
  3. Rex Wickham (@rexwickham)

    September 5, 2014 at 3:54 am

    Just had one from a friend of my son. She brought them home from Ghana.

     
  4. sam

    December 11, 2014 at 1:03 am

    I just bought some here in Dakar, Senegal.. and googled to see what to actually do with them.. I thought they were for making hot chocolate..

     

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